Hudson Valley Baseball Defeats RPI JV

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, April 6, 2004

The Hudson Valley Community College baseball team rallied for seven runs in the sixth inning, and defeated RPI JV 13-6 at Joseph L. Bruno Stadium earlier today.

Sophomore Paul Terry (Waterford/Catholic Central High School) provided the big stick for Hudson Valley (11-5). He entered the game in the fourth inning and finished with three hits, including a double, and two RBI. Sophomore Bill Kelts (Waterford/Christian Brothers Academy) added two hits and three RBI, including a two-run triple in the sixth inning.

Freshman Jesse Hendriksen (Monroe/Monroe-Woodbury High School) picked up the win on the mound for the Vikings. He pitched one inning, allowed one unearned run, and struck out two batters.

Sophomore Brendan Hall (Watertown/Watertown High School) had three hits, including a pair of doubles to pace RPI JV (1-2).

The game, which was played in windy conditions, consisted of 12 errors, 13 walks, eight wild pitches and four batters hit by pitches.

RPI JV (1-2)             101 001 300 –  6   9  5 
Hudson Valley (11-5)     001 207 30x – 13  10  7 
RPI JV: Adam Lasek, Brian Napier (6) and Brendan Hall
Hudson Valley: Rafael Espinal, Tyheim Groves (4), Nate Jones (5), Jesse Hendriksen (6), Michael Alix (7), Billy Dolan (8), Anthony Bloomfield (9) and Justin Lasky, Craig Mastroianni (5).